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  1. Meet Your Soil Fertility Extension State Specialist- Dr. Manbir Rakkar

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-29/meet-your-soil-fertility-extension-state-specialist-dr-manbir

    We are excited to introduce Dr. Manbir Rakkar as the new Soil Fertility Extension State ... will be an active member of Extension’s AgCrops Team. Manbir has expertise in soil fertility and ... University of Nebraska- Lincoln in 2018 and MS in Soil Science from North Dakota State University in 2015. ...

  2. Weather Update: Heat Exacerbates Drying Trend

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-17/weather-update-heat-exacerbates-drying-trend

    temperatures back to near to below-average levels. Highs this week will mainly range from the upper 60s to ... Saturday when highs reached the low to mid-90s across the state. Along with the heat came very dry air; for ... soil moisture, lower streamflows, and lead to volunteer water use reductions in some communities. ...

  3. Partners Gather to Kickoff Pilot Watershed Project

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/partners-gather-kickoff-pilot-watershed-project

    quality changes in a productive agricultural watershed. The project will evaluate soil health, nutrient ... Bowling Green State University will lead research to examine soil health in the watershed and identify ... project.  Doug Deardorff,  resource conservationist with Hardin Soil and Water Conversation District serves ...

  4. Hail Damage to Soybean and Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-24/hail-damage-soybean-and-corn

    affects the level of damage to the crop. For example, hail damage to young plants (before the V5 stage) ... can be low since the growing point is at or below the soil surface and plant recovery is expected. ... Research on stand losses in Ohio reported that 17–50% stand loss at the 7-leaf stage resulted in 6–16% ...

  5. Quick Reference Guide to Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendation Changes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3488

    soil test extracts. Details P critical level 20 ppm for corn and soybean, 30 ppm for wheat and alfalfa ... Default soil test P and K levels now based on Mehlich-3. These recommendations are consistent with current ... 100 ppm for sandy soils, 120 ppm silt and clay soils (Mehlich-3 K, all crops). This update is based on ...

  6. BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES TO KEEP PHOSPHORUS ON THE FIELD

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-28/best-management-practices-keep-phosphorus-field

    Where soil test levels are above 40 ppm Bray P1 or 58 ppm Mehlich III-ICP, do not apply additional ... phosphorus in the corn-soybean rotation. These soil test levels require no additional fertilizer, according ... to the Tri-State Fertilizer recommendations. Fertilizing soils testing above these levels increases ...

  7. Corn Yield Forecasts as of August 2, 2023

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-26/corn-yield-forecasts-august-2-2023

    scenarios during the rest of the season). † probability of obtaining a 2023 yield below (<10%), near ... 2023, projections show about a 50% probability (+/-) of near-average yield potential for Custar, South ...

  8. Plant Forage Stands as Soon as Feasible

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/plant-forage-stands-soon-feasible

    test levels are not present, or you don’t even have a recent soil test, we recommend making corrective ... Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 CEC or 120 ppm on all other soils. If these soil ...

  9. Wheat Harvest Date Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/wheat-harvest-date-reminders

    bu/acre, and DON level increased by 0.86 ppm. These reductions in yield and test weight and increase in DON ... contamination is generally higher in fields with high levels of wheat scab, it is not uncommon to find above ... excessive rainfall means more time for late-season mold growth, mycotoxin accumulation, test weight ...

  10. We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-13/we-are-still-very-early-if-crop-stands-are-concern%E2%80%A6

    expected following accumulation of 150 soil GDDs (base of 50°F) from planting, about 5-7 days under normal ... temperatures, adequate soil moisture conditions): For corn, past work has shown that 50% emergence can be ... We are still early, but if you planted in April or the first few days of May, soil conditions have ...

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